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Cape Clear Express Ferry

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Address: Baltimore Pier, Cork, Ireland
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+353 87 268 0760

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Good island service

The ferry provides an excellent way to get to Cape Clear. Last July I we went on a day trip to Cape Clear. It was a lovely day and the ferry was busy. The crew were very helpful... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The ferry provides an excellent way to get to Cape Clear. Last July I we went on a day trip to Cape Clear. It was a lovely day and the ferry was busy. The crew were very helpful and gave assistance to many passengers. On the return journey the ferry took the southern route and when we came across some... More 

Thank Phil2252
Cork, Ireland
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The ferry has both outdoor and indoor seating and it is €8 per person each way which is a very good price as you could be on the ferry for an hour getting from Baltimore to Cape Clear the staff on board were friendly and it left on time. The ferry goes in between the islands off Baltimore so the... More 

Thank Sundowner2012
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

This is a just a great trip on a fine day. Staff are very friendly. Cape Clear island is a joy to behold. walk up over the hill to south harbour.

1 Thank watermanIreland
Skibbereen, Ireland
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2012

the island is well worth a visit not a busy tourist place very unspoilt the fast ferry is a great idea

1 Thank elaineway
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2011

I travelled from Baltimore to Cape Clear on the Express ferry for the storytelling weekend. We paid a return fare but when we wanted to return on Monday this Service we were told had ceased sailing for the winter leaving us with our return tickets and no ferry.If it wasn't for the orange boat we would have to swim. They... More 

5 Thank john m
Limerick, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2011

Myself family and friends all took the express ferry to and from Cape Clear at the beginning of August. The ferry arrived and departed on time.The crew were great and very helpful and great craic. We all had a wonderful trip to and from the island and I will definitely use this company again.

Thank Dara O
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2011

While travelling to Baltimore the express ferry passed the all year ferry dun an Oir at a dangerous speed and very close to the big ferry almost causing a collision and sending spray onto the deck of the big ferry dun an Oir. People got wet feet and were very angry. When we arrived at Baltimore the crew challenged the... More 

6 Thank Friendofcape
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2011

I recently attempted to travel to Cape Clear on a family day out with the Cape Clear Express Ferry from Baltimore. That morning before leaving the house I rang the ferry company to see were there places available on the 11:45 ferry and I was told that it was better to reserve places to ensure seats on arrival. I asked... More 

11 Thank maddladd

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